The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a publication entitled, “How EFCC’s Magu Diverted N702m, 13 Months Salaries of New Operatives”, which appeared in an online news platform, Denisaurus. The publication among others alleged that the Commission failed to pay the entitlements of Cadet Officers who recently completed their training at the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 arraigned one Felix Idowu and his company, Premium Samflex Integrated Limited before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on a two-count charge of fraud to the tune of N11,750,000 (Eleven Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has assured management of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund that the anti-graft agency will assist it in bringing to book all those who have mismanaged funds meant for the development of the educational sector.
As part of activities to mark the 2018 African Anti-Corruption Day, Nigeria’s foremost anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, July 11, 2018 staged anti-corruption walk across the country with calls on the people to take ownership of the fight against corruption for a better society.
Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its unprecedented records of achievements in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
The anti money laundering agency, Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering, SCUML, domiciled in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured the conviction of one Ebenezer Joshua before Justice Abbas Ahman of the Kebbi State High Court.
Olisa Metuh, a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took to the dock on July 6, 2018 as he continued with his defence, in the ongoing N400 million fraud trial, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, June 29, 2018, arraigned the duo of Clement Faboyede, Chairman, Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Modupe Adetokunbo, a former Director-General, Goodluck Jonathan/ Namadi Sambo 2015 Presidential Election Campaign in Ondo, before Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N500 million (Five Hundred Million Naira).